Data Collector

CORDAID Ethiopia
Data Collector
Job Description:
Reference number: Rec/058/22


CORDAID is a Dutch, international non-governmental organization which combines 100 years of experience and expertise in emergency aid and structural poverty eradication. CORDAID believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for a just and sustainable society where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and talent sharing between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between activists and policymakers. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion tear up societies, we connect people and communities. We also stand for professionalism, expertise and solidarity across borders, to make a difference where it is most needed. Together with more than 600 partner organizations in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America we structurally improve the living conditions of the poorest and most excluded populations – the bottom billion.

Job Summary
The casual data collector will work under the Cordaid PBF program supporting the data team with quantitative and qualitative data collection. The data collector will also be required to conduct desk research and literature searches. The position is short term covering only the data collection period (1 – 31 July 2022) for a maximum of 25 working days.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties
Quantitative and qualitative field data collection
Literature searches.
Desk research/reviews.
Ensuring data completion and checking with supervisor for completion
Taking verbatim notes for qualitative data to ensure gaps that might arise are addressed in case of technological failure
Ensure the quality and integrity of data collected is of high standard;
Perform any other duties assigned.

Job Requirements:
Qualification, Skills and Knowledge

Masters degree in Public Health, specialising in Biostatistics, Epidemiology or Nutrition, or Masters in Health economics
BSc nursing with 5 years’ experience in EPI can be considered.
Experience in conducting research or primary data collection.
Experience in DHS survey data collection is an added advantage.
Experience in both data collection and supervision is an added advantage
Ability to operate in English language: reading, writing, speaking and understanding
Ability to operate in Oromoo language: reading, writing, speaking and understanding

Electronic/Paper-based collected data;
Desk review reports
Any other tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor

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How To Apply:
Interested and qualifying applicants can submit their application letter and CV in English, with both phone and email contact details of at least 3 professional references, to the following email
The vacancy reference number along with the title of the post needs to be written in the subject of the email.
CORDAID is an equal opportunity employer and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

All applications submitted cannot be returned.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early as interviews are done on a rolling basis and the advert can be closed when a matching candidate is identified.

An integrity screening will be part of the application procedure.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



Job Category: Health Care

Employment: Contract

Location: Borana, Oromia

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